Life in the Desert

Life in the Desert

We live on the very edge of Tucson, within a half mile of one of the National Parks that bookmark the city.  Since Mrs. Dean and I met in Wisconsin, we’ve been migrating to warmer climates – Dallas, then West Texas, then Tucson.  About the only place that’s warmer...
The Art of the Catbutt

The Art of the Catbutt

Burning Man ’23 featured an art piece of several cats stretching outward in a circle, with their butts raised.  There were five sculptures, identical except for the representation of the butt itself. One of the piece’s artists with his contribution. In the...
The Glibertarian Farmer

The Glibertarian Farmer

The Glibertarian Farmer I live back in the woods, you see My woman and the kids and the dogs and me… Because you can’t starve us out and you can’t make us run ‘Cause we’re them old boys raised on shotguns -Hank Williams Jr./ A Country Boy...
Glibbooks 11 – Writing

Glibbooks 11 – Writing

A quick little puzzle this week, so short in fact that I could only use the author’s name as the attribution. I made up for it by being unnecessarily verbose in the clues.  Now this week’s subject – we’ve all heard the phrase “everyone has a...
Tree Hardening

Tree Hardening

It’s getting close to Christmas and I thought this would be a fun topic of discussion.  What do you do to protect your precious Christmas tree against the ravages of pets? I just got free-roaming animals in the house in for the first time in almost ten years. A...